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Your Favorite Names of 2020

 So. Much. Data. 

 We have tools at our fingertips that can truly help us match our product to our audience. In our time creating content for Mom and The Pie we've learned so much (yet still feel very novice) about how to dive into the analytics and really notice what it is our followers want to see. 

 While this passion of ours was always intended to be a place to inspire, to share our own thoughts, and to be creative while spending time together... we thought it would be cool to share with you YOUR favorite names of 2020.

 In this collection we will share with you the videos, pins, tweets and posts that YOU enjoyed the most last year.

 We can't seem to agree on which social platform is our favorite. We started out with the intention of building a Youtube channel. After watching and laughing hysterically as gals shared, "names I love but..." we thought, we could DO this.  But we didn't want to be in our videos. Now that we've been at it for a a couple of years, we fully realize that might not be to our advantage. 
 But we are okay with that.  We did gain over 400 subscribers this year! But we seem to have more fun creating simple tweets or name art to post on insta. The occasional blog idea comes to one of us, but even more entertaining is just scrolling though our social media accounts and seeing what everybody is up to.

But this post is all about YOU!
Let's get started with YOUR favorite names of 2020.

 In 2020 the view counts soared, telling us that you indeed LOVED two of our videos;  30 Unique Names for Boys and 30 Unique Names for Girls But most of your favorite names from our Youtube channel were a part of our A-Z Collections, names for both girls and boys starting with each letter of the alphabet. 

This year you absolutely fell for Baby Girl Names Starting With N. Nadira has the thumbnail for this fan fave video thats got the most views.

 You also love names for girls and boys that start with K. Kamilla and Kellen caught your eye.

 Hayden and Josephine were names you adored from our other top videos of 2020.

 The terms you searched most were "unique girl names" and "unique boy names" and some other Youtube fan favorites were unisex names, one syllable names and nature names.

 Without a doubt your favorite name on our Pinterest page was still Wren

 Other notables from our baby name boards in 2020 were KailorNoa and Flynn. On our board, Girl Names- Inspiration, T names were popular, with Twila stealing your heart.

Trending Names for Boys had you clicking on Salem and Zayd

Other top pins we created included Everick, Noa and Wells.

We have to admit, it's tough to break into Twitter

We don't get a ton of (if any) interaction @momandthepie and our follower count has (still) been stuck around 600 as long as we can remember. When we started out we posted a baby name of the day, but after not getting a lot of feedback we switched to more of a casual "musings" style for our tweets.  We post thoughts, names we see IRL, and try to interact with other namers in an entertaining way. It's tough to determine from this social media source what you really loved, but here is what the analytics for each month in 2020 tell us you enjoyed.
January: Nell
February: Fiora
March: Rigel
April: Rexford
May: Evren and Eden
June: Stockard
July: Betty
August: Cyra
September: Scarlette
October: Goldie
November: Reinhart
December: Malakhi

Finally, we share what names were hot on our Instagram page. 

One day way back in 2018 we posted Golden and suddenly it had (exactly) 100 likes! It was a super exciting time, but we've come to realize that something fishy may have happened.  It is more usual for our posts to get between 15-40 likes. And as for 2020, here are your favorites.

Our Most liked on insta were Calloway and Kobe. Also picking up lots of likes were MileahPhoenix, Bellatrix and Rumi.

Let us know which of these 2020 fan favorites YOU love!


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